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    First Snow of the 2016-2017 Season

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    Snowmaking may still be a month or two away at Colorado ski resorts, but that hasn’t stopped Mother Nature from reminding us that #WinterIsComing. Check out these pictures of the first snow of the year at some of our member resorts...

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    Amtrak “Winter Park Express” Returns

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    Weekend service from Denver to Winter Park January through March; Tickets go on sale August 30 on Amtrak.com Weekend passenger train service from Denver Union Station to the slopes of Winter Park is back, with Amtrak, Winter Park Resort and Union Pacific Railroad having reached agreement to operate...

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    Sunlight Forges New Season Pass Partnerships

    Aug 19 | 1537 Views | No Comments

    Sunlight Mountain Resort has formed a number of new ski area partnerships that provide it’s season pass holders with additional free or steeply discounted skiing and snowboarding at ski areas in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming. Pass holders also now receive four free days of skiing in the...

  • Momentum Building For The Weekend

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    Crested Butte

    Crested Butte

    You may not have heard, but Colorado’s ski areas received a nice gift from Mother Nature this week – one that has left resorts with a comfortable bump in their snow totals. After receiving measurable accumulations over President’s Day weekend, snowfall amounts have continued to rise this week by as much as 20 inches in some areas. Continue Reading

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  • Spring Events Round Up In Colorado Ski Country

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    Colorado Ski Country USA resorts have announced their spring event lineups. This year’s antics feature unique competitions and activities, both on and off the slopes, designed for all ages and abilities. These home-style, home-grown Colorado antics range from the philanthropic to the family-friendly to all-out high intensity competitions.

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    Wolf Creek_Rosanne Pitcher

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  • Amen to the Powder Gods

    on February 18 | in General, Safety | by | with Comments Off on Amen to the Powder Gods

    Sometimes it just works out, the stars align, things fall into place, the snow Gods are in a good mood and the next thing you know you’re waking up at a ski resort hotel to 14 inches of fresh snow and your kids are at home having fun with their Grammy and Grandpa.Such was the case when we visited Steamboat not too long ago.

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  • Own a ski pass to any Colorado ski resort? Get amazing discounts in Crested Butte

    on February 17 | in Deals, General | by | with Comments Off on Own a ski pass to any Colorado ski resort? Get amazing discounts in Crested Butte

    Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has just announced its appreciation for everyone who skis or snowboards in Colorado, regardless of which mountain is “home”. From now until March 6, 2013 anyone with a Colorado ski resort pass can ski the legendary slopes of Crested Butte for only $59 per day. In addition, lodging deals are available, beginning at only $59 per person per night at the Grand Lodge and $79 per person per night at the Elevation Hotel & Spa, plus resort fees and taxes.

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    Crested Butte_Rob Pennie

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  • Sunlight Extreme: Steep, Deep and Unexpected

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    This blog comes to CSCUSA from Kristen Lummis of BraveSkiMom.com

    Open a trail map from Sunlight Mountain Resort and take a look. At first glance, the map looks a lot like many other small resorts in Colorado. There is one base, with a lodge, ski school, rental shop and all services adjacent to a free parking lot.

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    Sunlight

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  • Like Icing on the Cake, Moving Mountains Catered Chalet Sweetens the Ski Vacation Experience

    on February 15 | in General | by | with Comments Off on Like Icing on the Cake, Moving Mountains Catered Chalet Sweetens the Ski Vacation Experience

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    Fifteen years ago Moving Mountains, the luxury property management specialist in Steamboat Springs, introduced Colorado to the catered chalet experience that thrives in European ski resorts. Today, Moving Mountains is just one in a handful of businesses that provides this unique style of ski vacationing in North America. The company’s in-home personal chef service includes a culinary team of 6 to 10 employees who provide more than 2,000 gourmet meals for guests each ski season. Moving Mountains combines this unique culinary experience with its exceptional mountain vacation home portfolio and stellar customer service for a complete package – the Catered Chalet Experience – that allows ski vacationers total enjoyment.

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  • Cupid Visits Aspen For Valentine’s Day

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  • Where Better To Spend Valentine’s Day Than LOVEland?

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    Over 80 couples have pre-registered to take the plunge or renew their vows at Loveland Ski Area’s 22nd Annual Valentine’s Day Marry Me & Ski Free Mountaintop Matrimony.  The mass wedding ceremony will take place at noon on the deck of the newly remodeled Ptarmigan Roost Cabin at the top of Chair 2.

    Loveland Valentine's Day_Dustin Schaefer

    Loveland Valentine's Day_Dustin Schaefer

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  • Ski Like a Local at Eldora

    on February 10 | in General, Travel Planning & Tips | by | with Comments Off on Ski Like a Local at Eldora

    This blog comes to CSCUSA from Dan Rabin, local blogger and contributor and Rocky Mountain Reporter for Celebrator Beer News.

    When you’re in an unfamiliar city and you want a good meal, your best bet is to put away your guidebook and find out where the locals go. You probably won’t get steered to the fanciest, most expensive, most famous place in town. More likely, you’ll be led to a place where the food is good and good value, and the vibe is friendly and relaxed.

    Eldora Mountain Resort

    Eldora Mountain Resort

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  • Good Eats And Green Feats At Arapahoe Basin

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    This blog comes to CSCUSA from Justin Patrick, contributing writer to Denver Hotel Magazine.

    As Colorado skiers and boarders are getting fired up for another winter season, Arapahoe Basin’s head chef Chris Rybak is firing up the kitchen to deliver a culinary experience as exhilarating and diverse as the terrain outside his high-altitude restaurant. After five seasons with the resort, Rybak has no plans of slowing down his mission to provide delicious, healthy food with a minimum of waste. His partnership with A-Basin has allowed a vision to come alive that will likely be pursued by other resorts as they realize the many strengths of the operation. That vision includes a diverse forward-thinking menu, a moonlight dinner series, and a commitment to sustainable practices aimed at reducing waste, promoting recycling and composting techniques, and demonstrating to the public how easy it is to participate.

    Mouth-watering, wholesome options abound at A-Basin restaurants_Will Comfort

    Mouth-watering, wholesome options abound at A-Basin restaurants_Will Comfort

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